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Elizabeth Hand

Biography

Elizabeth Hand

A couple of years after seeing Patti Smith perform, Elizabeth Hand flunked out of college and became involved in the nascent punk scenes in DC and NYC. From 1979 to 1986 she worked at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air & Space Museum; she was eventually readmitted to university to study cultural anthropology, and received her B.A. She is the author of many novels, including Winterlong, Waking the Moon (Tiptree and Mythopoeic Award-Winner), Glimmering, and Mortal Love, and three collections of stories, including the recent Saffron and Brimstone. Her fiction has received the Nebula, World Fantasy, Mythopeoic, Tiptree, and International Horror Guild Awards, and her novels have been chose as New York Times and Washington Post Notable Books. She has also been awarded a Maine Arts Commission Fellowship. A regular contributor to the Washington Post Book World and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Hand lives with her family on the Maine Coast.

Elizabeth Hand

Books by Elizabeth Hand

by Elizabeth Hand - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In 1978, Merle is in her first year of art school. In 1870, poet Arthur Rimbaud is on the verge of breaking through to the images and voice that will make his name. But the meshed power of words and art thins the boundaries between the present and the past and allows these two troubled, brilliant artists to enter each other's worlds.